Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 

TAGUMPAY AGUIRRE

 

Click on the links below to view video segments from an April 2009 interview

by CHRISTOPHER AGUIRRE with TAGUMPAY AGUIRRE, who DESCRIBED HER PAST FROM WORLD WAR II.

 

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TAGUMPAY (VICKY) AGUIRRE

 

Table of Contents:
1. INTRODUCTION
2. SURVIVAL & HUNGER

3.WWII BABY

4. LOST LOVED ONES

5. GUERILLAS

6. BOMB SHELTER

7. THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH

 

 

Segment 1
INTRODUCTION

TAGUMPAY (VICKY) AGUIRRE INTRODUCES HERSELF

 

 

 

 

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Segment 2
SURVIVAL & HUNGER

SHE DESCRIBES HER HUNGER AND HOW DIFFICULT IT WAS FOR HER TO SURVIVE

 





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Segment 3
WWII BABY

TELLS THE STORY OF WHY HER FIRST SON PAST

 

 

 

General Douglas MacArthur
(She named her first son after him)



 

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Segment 4
LOST LOVED ONES

VICKY TELLS ABOUT HER OTHER LOVED ONES PASSING AWAY DURING THE WAR

 

 

 

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Segment 5
GUERILLAS

TELLS THE STORY OF HOW HER FIRST HUSBAND GETS CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE

 

 



 

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Segment 6
BOMB SHELTER

SHE DESCRIBES ABOUT THE AIR RAIDS

 

AIR RAIDS

 

 

 

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Segment 7
THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH

SHE TELLS A STORY ABOUT THE SURVIVING PRISONERS OF THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH

 

The Death March

 

 

 

 

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My Lola & I

 

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 5-28-09
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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